BOWL & BARREL Not only a hip bowling alley, Bowl & Barrel doubles as trendy tavern where serious cocktails and impressive beer list meet upscale bar bites. Located in The Shops at Park Lane. bowlandbarrel.com. 8084 Park Lane, Ste. 145, 214.363.2695. K1 SPEED A great place to get your speed on, this indoor go-kart racing juggernaut offers a very unique experience. Race in state-of-the-art, zeroemission electric karts for a 14-lap, exhilarating
ride against up to 11 other racers on the track. No appointments necessary, but book a group reservation for an interesting corporate event, bachelor party or birthday party. www.k1speed.com. 1801 E. Lamar Blvd., Arlington, 817.500.5095. MEDIEVAL TIMES DINNER & TOURNAMENT Featuring spectacular displays of horsemanship, falconry, jousting and hand-to-hand combat, Medieval Times provides centuries-old entertainment and a sans silverware feast fit for a king. Grown-up spectators can indulge at the full bar and groups can commemorate the experience with a propfilled photo op. www.medievaltimes.com. 2021 N. Stemmons Fwy., 866.731.9313. PINOT’S PALETTE PARK CITIES The premier purveyor of “paint-and-sip” entertainment in Park Cities, Pinot’s Palette near Love Field Airport welcomes guests, couples and groups to create their own masterpieces under the supervision of local artists and instructors. Pinot’s Palette has a BYOB (and BYO-food!) policy, but also offers a selection of snacks, beer and wines by the bottle or glass. www.pinotspalette.com/parkcities. 4560 W. Mockingbird Lane, Ste. 110, 214.984.8895. PINSTACK Spend your “spare” time at this massive en- tertainment complex, outfitted with a full bar and deluxe menu. If 28 bowling lanes with VIP sections and big TVs aren’t entic- ing enough, there’s also laser tag, bumper cars, a 20-foot ropes course and an arcade. www.pinstackbowl.com. 6205 Dallas Pkwy., Plano, 972.781.2695. PRESTONWOOD POLO & COUNTRY CLUB This polo and country club offers weekend entertainment nearly every Saturday throughout its fall season with afternoon matches followed by the traditional champagne divot stomp. Pet-friendly, kid-approved and picnic-ready, the polo fields promise entertainment, excitement and family fun. www.oakpointpolo.com. 525 Yacht Club Road, Oak Point, 214.390.3444. SPARK! An urban playground for children and families, SPARK! offers a contemporary open space for kids to unleash their creativity through arts and crafts, activities like drawing, painting and visual animation, unique classes and more. SPARK! is now open every Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. The space is also available for birthday parties and special events. www.sparkdallas.org. 1409 S. Lamar St., Ste. 4, 214.421.7727. STARLIGHT FLIGHT Experience DFW like never before with a Starlight Flight aerial tour. See sky-high views of downtown Dallas or Arlington attractions like AT&T Stadium and Six Flags from a Cessna 172—all at a fraction of the cost of a helicopter ride. www.starlightflight.com. 4400 Glenn Curtiss Drive, Addison, 817.588.1817. TEXAS THEATRE Known as the site of Lee Harvey Oswald’s ar- rest, this historic theater shows films (many in 35mm) ranging from cult classics (hello, “Starship Troopers”) to current blockbuster hits. It also hosts movie premiere celebra- tions and postshow entertainment. www.thetexastheatre.com. 231 W. Jefferson Blvd., 214.948.1546. TOPGOLF TopGolf offers fun games, batting cages and great food. New, state-of-the-art technology allows golfers to get instant feedback on their shots and play games for points, regardless of ability level. Visit a location in Dallas, Allen or The Colony. www.topgolf.com. 8787 Park Lane, 214.341.9600; 1500 Andrews Pkwy., Allen, 469.675.9730.; 3760 Blair Oaks Drive, The Colony, 469.213.5204.